The Cheapskate hates paying monthly fees for anything, but exceptions are sometimes made. Here are three, along with totally free alternatives!
Elemental Path and ToyTalk hope to pioneer interactive toys. But will kids and parents want Internet-connected Barbies and dinosaurs?
Technically Incorrect: If you think that 15 plus 6 is 17, you are not worthy of this bride in Uttar Pradesh, India.
Perfect for toting your laptop and other mobile gear, this stylish canvas bag normally sells for nearly twice the price. Cheapskate exclusive!
This Kickstarter phenom, which digitizes handwritten notes directly to your phone or tablet, looks and feels like a traditional pen -- but is it markedly better than the competition?
Technically Incorrect: A UK study suggests that schoolkids' performance significantly improves when they can't get hold of a phone at school. It also showed that low-achieving students improved the most.
Technically Incorrect: A smattering of the self-driving cars on California roads have been involved in incidents in the last six months. None of them, say their manufacturers, were the fault of the cars.
Commentary: If you want to make a difference in gender equality, consider the subtle and often subconscious ways in which women are overlooked, devalued and underestimated in the business world.
The best way to recruit more women into tech? Convince them when they're young that tech is cool.
Adding more memory to your computer is one of the fastest ways to increase its performance. And giving away free memory is one of the fastest ways to make our readers happy.